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Grossman directs the NBER's Program in Health Economics and Distinguished Professor of Economics at the City University of New York Graduate Center.


1. C. J. Ruhm, "Are Recessions Good for Your Health?" NBER Working Paper 5570, May 1996, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics, 115(2), 2000, pp. 617-50.   Go to ⤴︎
2. M. L. Egan, C. B. Mulligan, and T. J. Philipson, "Adjusting National Accounting for Health: Is the Business Cycle Countercyclical?" NBER Working Paper 19058, May 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
3. C. J. Ruhm, "Recessions, Healthy No More?" NBER Working Paper 19287, August 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
4. G. Colman and D. M. Dave, "Unemployment and Health Behaviors Over the Business Cycle: a Longitudinal View," NBER Working Paper 20748, December 2014.   Go to ⤴︎
5. J. Currie and E. Tekin, "Is there a Link Between Foreclosure and Health?" NBER Working Paper 17310, August 2011, and the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 7(1), 2015, pp.63-94.   Go to ⤴︎
6. T. L. Ásgeirsdóttir, H. Corman, K. Noonan, Þ. Ólafsdóttir, and N. E. Reichman, "Are Recessions Good for Your Health Behaviors? Impacts of the Economic Crisis in Iceland," NBER Working Paper 18233, July 2012.   Go to ⤴︎
7. S. Markowitz, E. Nesson, and J. Robinson, "Are Pink Slips Better Than Flu Shots? The Effects of Employment on Influenza Rates," NBER Working Paper 15796, March 2010.   Go to ⤴︎
8. J. M. Lindo, J. Schaller, and B. Hansen, "Economic Conditions and Child Abuse," NBER Working Paper 18994, April 2013.    Go to ⤴︎
9. T. Chang, J. S. Graff Zivin, T. Gross, and M. J. Neidell, "Particulate Pollution and the Productivity of Pear Packers," NBER Working Paper 19944, February 2014.   Go to ⤴︎
10. J. S. Graff Zivin and M. J. Neidell, "The Impact of Pollution on Worker Productivity," NBER Working Paper  17004, April 2011, and the American Economic Review, 102(7), 2012, pp. 3652-73. Go to ⤴︎
11. E. Lavaine and M. J. Neidell, "Energy Production and Health Externalities: Evidence from Oil Refinery Strikes in France," NBER Working Paper 18974, April 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
12. J. Currie, J. S. Graff Zivin, J. Mullins, and M. J. Neidell, "What Do We Know About Short and Long Term Effects of Early Life Exposure to Pollution?" NBER Working Paper 19571, October 2013, and the Annual Review of Resource Economics, 6(1), 2014, pp. 217-47.   Go to ⤴︎
13. R. Cesur, E. Tekin, and A. Ulker, "Air Pollution and Infant Mortality: Evidence from the Expansion of Natural Gas Infrastructure," NBER Working Paper 18736, January 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
14. J. S. Graff Zivin and M. Neidell, "Environment, Health, and Human Capital," NBER Working Paper 18935, April 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
15. J. S. Graff Zivin, M. Neidell, and W. Schlenker, "Water Quality Violations and Avoidance Behavior: Evidence from Bottled Water Consumption," NBER Working Paper 16695, January 2011, and the American Economic Review, 101(3), 2011, pp. 448-53.   Go to ⤴︎
16. R. D. Edwards, "Overseas Deployment, Combat Exposure, and Well-Being in the 2010 National Survey of Veterans," NBER Working Paper 18227, July 2012.   Go to ⤴︎
17. R. Cesur, J. J. Sabia, and E. Tekin, "The Psychological Costs of War: Military Combat and Mental Health," NBER Working Paper 16927, April 2011, and the Journal of Health Economics, 32(1), 2013, pp. 51-65.   Go to ⤴︎
18. J. Cawley and C. Ruhm, "The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors," NBER Working Paper 17081, May 2011, and in P. P. Barros, T. McGuire, and M. Pauly, eds., Handbook of Health Economics, Volume 2, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier, North Holland, 2012, pp. 95-199.   Go to ⤴︎
19. H. Saffer, "Self-regulation and Health," NBER Working Paper 20483, September 2014.   Go to ⤴︎
20. J. Huang and F. J. Chaloupka, IV, "The Impact of the 2009 Federal Tobacco Excise Tax Increase on Youth Tobacco Use," NBER Working Paper 18026, April 2012.   Go to ⤴︎
21. S. Markowitz, "Where There's Smoking, There's Fire: The Effects of Smoking Policies on the Incidence of Fires in the United States," NBER Working Paper 16625, December 2010.   Go to ⤴︎
22. S. Markowitz, E. Kathleen Adams, P. M. Dietz, V. Kannan, and V. Tong, "Smoking Policies and Birth Outcomes: Estimates From a New Era," NBER Working Paper 17160, June 2011.   Go to ⤴︎
23. K. Callison and R. Kaestner, "Do Higher Tobacco Taxes Reduce Adult Smoking? New Evidence of the Effect of Recent Cigarette Tax Increases on Adult Smoking," NBER Working Paper 18326, August 2012, and Economic Inquiry, 52(1), 2013, pp. 155-72. Go to ⤴︎
24. D. M. Dave and H. Saffer, "Demand for Smokeless Tobacco: Role of Magazine Advertising," NBER Working Paper 18003, April 2012, and the Journal of Health Economics, 32(4), 2013, pp. 682-97. Go to ⤴︎
25. C. Carpenter, S. Postolek, and C. Warman, "Public-Place Smoking Laws and Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)," NBER Working Paper 15849, March 2010, and the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 3(3) August, 2011, pp. 35-61.   Go to ⤴︎
26. J. Bhattacharya, C. Gathmann, and G. Miller, "The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis," NBER Working Paper 18589, December 2012, and the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5(2), 2013, pp. 232-60.   Go to ⤴︎
27. P. J. Cook and C. Piette Durrance, "The Virtuous Tax: Lifesaving and Crime-Prevention Effects of the 1991 Federal Alcohol-Tax Increase," NBER Working Paper 17709, December 2011, and the Journal of Health Economics, 32(1), 2013, pp. 261-67.   Go to ⤴︎
28. B. Hansen, "Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving," NBER Working Paper 20243, June 2014, and the American Economic Review, 105(4), 2015, pp. 1581-1617.   Go to ⤴︎
29. H. Corman and N. H. Mocan, "Alcohol Consumption, Deterrence, and Crime in New York City," NBER Working Paper 18731, January 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
30. E. Kelly, S. Darke, and J. Ross, "A Review of Drug Use and Driving: Epidemiology, Impairment, Risk Factors, and Risk Perceptions," Drug and Alcohol Review, 23(3), 2004, pp. 319-44; R. A. Sewell, J. Poling, and M. Sofuoglu, "The Effect of CannabisCompared with Alcohol on Driving," American Journal on Addictions, 18(3), 2009, pp. 185-93.   Go to ⤴︎
31. D. M. Anderson, B. Hansen, and D. I. Rees, "Medical Marijuana Laws, Traffic Fatalities, and Alcohol Consumption," Journal of Law and Economics, 56(2), 2013, pp. 333-69.   Go to ⤴︎
32. D. M. Anderson, B. Hansen, and D. I. Rees, "Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use," NBER Working Paper 20332, July 2014.   Go to ⤴︎
33. R. L. Pacula, D. Powell, P. Heaton, and E. L. Sevigny, "Assessing the Effects of Medical Marijuana Laws on Marijuana and Alcohol Use: The Devil is in the Details," NBER Working Paper 19302, August 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
34. H. Wen, J. Hockenberry, and J. R. Cummings, "The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on Marijuana, Alcohol, and Hard Drug Use," NBER Working Paper 20085, May 2014, and the Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming.   Go to ⤴︎
35. M. Grossman, E. Tekin, and R. Wada, "Food Prices and Body Fatness among Youths," NBER Working Paper  19143, June 2013, and Economics & Human Biology, 12(January), 2014, pp. 4-19.   Go to ⤴︎
36. C. J. Courtemanche, G. Heutel, P. McAlvanah, "Impatience, Incentives, and Obesity," NBER Working Paper  17483, October 2011, and the Economic Journal, forthcoming.   Go to ⤴︎
37. T. Andreyeva, I. R. Kelly, and J. L. Harris, "Exposure to Food Advertising On Television: Associations With Children's Fast Food and Soft Drink Consumption and Obesity," NBER Working Paper 16858, March 2011, and Economics and Human Biology, 9(3), 2011, pp. 221-33.   Go to ⤴︎
38. J. Cawley, C. Meyerhoefer, "The Medical Care Costs of Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach," NBER Working Paper 16467, October 2010, and the Journal of Health Economics, 31(1), 2012, pp. 219-30.   Go to ⤴︎
39. M.-J. Lin and E. M. Liu, "Does in utero Exposure to Illness Matter? The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Taiwan as a Natural Experiment," NBER Working Paper 20166, May 2014, and the Journal of Health Economics, 37, September 2014, pp. 152-63.   Go to ⤴︎
40. G. Conti and J. J. Heckman, "The Developmental Approach to Child and Adult Health," NBER Working Paper  18664, December 2012.   Go to ⤴︎
41. D. Clark and H. Royer, "The Effect of Education on Adult Health and Mortality: Evidence from Britain," NBER Working Paper 16013, May 2010, and the American Economic Review, 106(6), 2013, pp. 2087-2120.   Go to ⤴︎
42. K. Buckles, A. Hagemann, O. Malamud, M. S. Morrill, and A. K. Wozniak, "The Effect of College Education on Health," NBER Working Paper 19222, July 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
43. C. J. Courtemanche, D. Zapata, "Does Universal Coverage Improve Health? The Massachusetts Experience," NBER Working Paper 17893, March 2012, and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(1), 2014, pp. 36-69.   Go to ⤴︎
44. R. Kaestner, C. Long, G. C. Alexander, "Effects of Prescription Drug Insurance on Hospitalization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare Part D," NBER Working Paper 19948, February 2014.   Go to ⤴︎
45. M. Andalón, J. Williams, and M. Grossman, "Empowering Women: The Effect of Schooling on Young Women's Knowledge and Use of Contraception," NBER Working Paper 19961, March 2014.   Go to ⤴︎
46. M. A. Dinçer, N. Kaushal, and M. Grossman, "Women's Education: Harbinger of Another Spring? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Turkey," NBER Working Paper 19597, October 2013, and World Development, 64(December), 2014, pp. 243-58.   Go to ⤴︎
47. N. H. Mocan and C. Cannonier, "Empowering Women Through Education: Evidence from Sierra Leone," NBER Working Paper 18016, April 2012.   Go to ⤴︎
48. S. Colman and T. J. Joyce, "Regulating Abortion: Impact on Patients and Providers in Texas," NBER Working Paper 15825, March 2010, and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 30(4), 2011, pp. 775-97.   Go to ⤴︎
49. S. Colman, T. S. Dee, and T. J. Joyce, "Do Parental Involvement Laws Deter Risky Teen Sex?" NBER Working Paper 18810, February 2013, and the Journal of Health Economics, 32(5), 2013, pp. 873-80.   Go to ⤴︎
50. T. J. Joyce, R. Tan, and Y. Zhang, "Back to the Future? Abortion Before & After Roe," NBER Working Paper 18338, August 2012, and as "Abortion Before and After Roe," Journal of Health Economics, 32(3), 2013, pp. 804-15.   Go to ⤴︎
51. N. Mocan, C. Raschke, and B. Unel, "The Impact of Mothers' Earnings on Health Inputs and Infant Health," NBER Working Paper 19434, September 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
52. C. R. Belfield and I. R. Kelly, "The Benefits of Breastfeeding Across the Early Years of Childhood," NBER Working Paper 16496, October 2010, and the Journal of Human Capital, 6(3), 2012, pp. 251-77.   Go to ⤴︎
53. B. A. Jacob, J. Ludwig, and D. L. Miller, "The Effects of Housing and Neighborhood Conditions on Child Mortality," NBER Working Paper 17369, August 2011, and the Journal of Health Economics, 32(1), 2013, pp. 195-206. Go to ⤴︎




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